WTB non hidden wiper arms

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  1. Twisted_Metal

    Twisted_Metal Administrator Staff Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    I’ve never seen a rubber bumper Camaro (78-81) which DIDN’T have hidden wipers.

    I thought they were standard equipment from 77- 81.
     
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    I wonder if something from 67-69 would work? Or another model like a Chevelle or Nova?
     
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    You are CORRECT. My 1981 Chevrolet parts catalog (76-81 models only) lists the following in Gr. 10.147 (wiper arms):
    76 F (exc. depress park)..........9806040
    76 F w/depress park................9806042 RH
    76 F w/depress park................9806043 LH
    77-81 F..................................9806042 RH
    77-81 F..................................9806043 LH
    I learned something new today. The non-depressed Camaro wiper arms were only used from 1970 to 1976.
    Dave
     
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    The 1967-1969 Camaro wiper arms were the bayonet type.
    Dave
     
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    What type are ours?
     
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    1970-1981 Camaro wiper arms are "pin" type.
    1967-1969 Camaro wiper arms are "bayonet" type.
     
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    Thanks Dave. So is that just the attachment of the blade to the arm? Because I have nothing at all. Is there a difference as to how they attach to the splined stud below the windshield? I'm not looking for correct, just functional.
     
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    fullsizeoutput_1393.jpeg The 70 Camaro "cantilever" type wiper arms (NOT "pin" type as previously mentioned) and 1967-1969 Camaro "bayonet" type wiper arms are totally different. Also, the wipers arm vary in length and the angle at the end depending on the model.
    If you just want something that is functional maybe adjustable arms might work as Anco once made a wiper arm that adjusts from 14" to 19" in length and the angle of the "bayonet" could also be adjusted but you obviously had to use "bayonet" type wiper blades. Most restorers do not want these adjustable wiper arms because they are not original. Attached are some photos of a Anco # 41-03 adjustable wiper arm as compared to my original 9806040 Camaro wiper arm (on bottom in photo). My 1988 Anco Catalog lists #41-03 as a replacement wiper arm for many Chevrolet models that use the "bayonet" type wiper blades including the 67-69 Camaro Hardtop, 63-67 Corvette, 68-75 Nova, and others.
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    I have two pair. rivets and all. 60.00 for a pair plus the ride. ed DSCN8308.JPG DSCN8309.JPG DSCN8310.JPG
     

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